Karen Gillan found love with a little help from social media.
During guardians of the galaxy star’s appearance Live with Kelly and Mark On Thursday, Gillan, 35, announced that she and her husband, Nick Kosher, first met on Instagram.
“Oh my God. I got into your DMs on Instagram!” The actress said when asked by co-host Mark Consuelos how she met Kosher, a comedian who once wrote for her. Saturday night live.
When Kelly Ripa asked if the story was true, Gillan explained, “It’s true, it’s true.” “It popped up on my suggested friends list on Instagram. The algorithm is tearing the country apart, but it got me back with my man.”
The actor went on to note that he follows Kosher on Twitter after initially not responding to his opening message on Instagram.
He told co-hosts, “What do you say in DMs? I guess I wrote it – that’s why I followed him on Instagram on Twitter but then he didn’t DM me.” “I thought it might be like ‘oh hey’ but it didn’t so I followed him on Twitter.”
Gillan went on to say that before introducing himself, he told Kosher that he thought his Twitter posts were “really funny.”
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“It wasn’t very interesting,” he added from the opening sentence. “I hadn’t really read his tweets! And he’s a comedy writer. That way you make them feel so good.”
Gillan announced in February that he and Kosher were secretly married in his homeland of Scotland in May 2022. When asked by 52-year-old Ripa on Thursday how the couple celebrated their first year of marriage, the actress said she and Kosher are planning to watch. Video of their wedding soon for the first time.
More recently, Gillan shared a fun moment from her and Kosher’s relationship on Instagram when she posted a photo of a couple attending a therapy session with full makeup for her. guardians of the galaxy The role of Nebula, a blue-skinned alien.
The actress wrote on her social media platform that the session was coincidentally scheduled on a day where she was also shooting scenes for the final entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
Next to the image showing him covering his neck and head in various ways, Gillan wrote, “In honor of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy in theaters Friday, here’s a screenshot of the time I forgot to schedule a COUPLES THERAPY session on a day we were filming.” shades of blue makeup – and a confused emoji that covers her therapist’s face for anonymity.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in cinemas on friday.